From Demand Response to Fleet Electrification: A Search for High Grid and Electric Transportation – Sila Kiliccote
UCSB Institute for Energy Efficiency
2020 Emerging Technologies Review (Day 2)
October 16, 2020
Title: From Demand Response to Fleet Electrification: A Search for High Grid and Electric Transportation
Speaker: Sila Kiliccote
Bio: Over 15 years of experience in building and leading teams to deliver impactful and innovative research in demand response, vehicle-to-grid, and data analytics for the electricity grid. Prior to joining eIQ, Sila formed and led the Grid Integration, Systems and Mobility (GISMo) Department at SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory in 2015, raising close to $20M in research funding. She also managed Stanford’s Bits and Watts initiative. Sila spent over 10 years at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory as a deputy of the Demand Response Research Center, leading grid integration initiatives. Her efforts led to the development of OpenADR and machine learning applications for electricity grid planning with high penetration of distributed energy resources. She received SLAC’s Director’s Award in 2017, the C3E Research Leadership Award in 2014, and Leadership in Smart Grid Acceleration Award in 2010.